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Specialist Practitioner - Community Children's Nursing, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Specialist Practitioner - Community Children's Nursing programme offered by Liverpool John Moores University covers the treatment of children with: acute and short term conditions; long-term conditions; disabilities and complex conditions, including those requiring continuing health care and neonates and life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including those requiring end of life care.

About

As a community children’s nurse you must be able to demonstrate flexibility and creativity, working collaboratively with children, young people and their families and demonstrating high quality practice leadership to maximise patient independence in collaboration with partner organisations. 

The specialist practice experience and theoretical learning provided by the Specialist Practitioner - Community Children's Nursing programme offered by Liverpool John Moores University will enable you to deliver seamless, high quality, holistic care. You will use your existing skills, knowledge and experience to provide holistic nursing care to children, young people and their families at home, or close to home. The course will also equip you to lead and develop community children’s services.

Careers

The School of Nursing and Allied Health works with a wide range of health and social care organisations to design, deliver and evaluate a dynamic suite of postgraduate programmes.

The School’s wide-ranging portfolio of cutting-edge postgraduate courses enables you to enhance your existing skills in the field of health and social care, develop specialised knowledge and expertise and improve your long-term job prospects.

All programmes meet the needs of the current healthcare agenda and the growing demand from this ever-evolving sector for increasingly skilled healthcare professionals. 

Accreditation

Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a recordable qualification, this programme meets the aims of all four groups of children within the NHS at Home document.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advancing Leadership through Action Learning
  • Research for Specialist Practice
  • Delivering Contemporary Community Children's Nursing: Part 1 with V100 Nurse Prescribing
  • Contemporary Issues in Community Children's Nursing: Part 2
  • Paediatric Clinical Examination and Minor Illness

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • current level one registration on the NMC professional register (part one or part two)
  • a minimum of a year’s post-registration experience
  • 120 credits at Level 5 (to study at Level 6) or 120 credits at Level 6 (to study at post graduate level) in nursing
  • employment within a Community Children’s Nursing team or Hospital at Home Service for children and be seconded by your current employer

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

To be confirmed

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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